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Nala Sinephro Endlessness Warp Records

The album comprises 10 tracks connected with a continuous melodic arpeggio

Napa Sinephro has announced a new album, 'Endlessness'. Set to arrive on 6th September via Warp Records, the 45-minute album comprises 10 tracks connected by...

Nubya Garcia press shot

The album is due out 20th September on Concord Jazz

Nubya Garcia has announced the release of her new album, ‘Odyssey’, and shared its first single, ‘The Seer’. Listen to it below. 'Odyssey' will arrive...

Eliza Rose

The single is accompanied by a Jeanie Crystal-directed video, which is described as a "visual universe of retro futurism meets Afrofuturism"

Eliza Rose is due to release a new EP, featuring a collaborative track with MJ Cole. Out on 24th April via Rosebud Recordings/One House, the...

Alice Coltrane's 1971 concert from Carnegie Hall to be released

The previously unreleased recording marked Coltrane's debut as a leader at Carnegie Hall

A previously unreleased recording of Alice Coltrane's 1971 concert from Carnegie Hall is slated to drop next month. Set to be released on March 22nd...

The cover art for Herbie Hancock's 'Future Shock' on a navy background

Forty years ago, in August 1983, jazz keyboard legend Herbie Hancock released 'Future Shock', a genre-defying album that introduced audiences around the world to vinyl scratching, hip-hop beats and sampling. It ushered in a new era of production techniques and studio exploration, and laid a blueprint for the following decade's hip-hop explosion. Here, Marke Bieschke explores the record's incredible legacy

Forty years ago, in August 1983, jazz keyboard legend Herbie Hancock decided to step into the future, taking the music industry — and, incidentally, global...

The experimental-jazz track inspired by UK garage

The new single marks Garcia's first solo release since 2021

Nubya Garcia has dropped a new single, ‘Lean In’. Check it out below. Out now, ‘Lean In’ – a nimble jazz track inspired by UK...

Ensemble of artists affiliated with International Anthem and Total Refreshment Centre performing at the Barbican centre under purple light

Part of the sprawling EFG London Jazz Festival’s 30th anniversary, a recent showcase at the Barbican Centre celebrated the work of Chicago label International Anthem and London venue Total Refreshment Centre in building boundary-pushing artistic connections. Sam Walton learns the story of this link up, and speaks to those involved about its resonance 

Just after 11 PM on the first Saturday of the EFG London Jazz Festival, capping off the Chicago x London evening of experimental improvised music...

The Comet Is Coming Live in the round

With a new album, ‘Hyper-Dimensional Expansion Beam’, out now, and a gripping and psychedelic live show touring the world, experimental jazz outfit The Comet Is Coming are back in full futuristic force. Ben Hindle speaks to them after their recent London show to learn more

“It’s about arc, it’s about drama and about a kind of flow of consciousness,” Max Hallett, aka Betamax Killer, tells DJ Mag down the phone...

Jamiroquai reissues

Wax copies of 'Emergency On Planet Earth', 'A Funk Odyssey' and more will hit shops between now and Christmas

Jamiroquai have announced a series of album reissues on vinyl to mark the band's 30th anniversary. Kicking off on 14th October with their debut LP...

Pharoah Sanders

The American spiritual jazz luminary passed away "peacefully" in Los Angeles

American spiritual jazz legend Pharoah Sanders has died aged 81. The news was confirmed by Sanders’ label, Luaka Bop, via Twitter on Saturday (24th September)...

Featuring Underground Resistance (Live), VTSS, SHERELLE, Shanti Celeste, India Jordan, Jeff Mills, Marcel Dettmann and more

The first names set to play next year's Maiden Voyage festival have been announced.

Run by the team behind Camden's Jazz Cafe, the festival -...

A trained jazz musician, bandleader and DJ, Emma-Jean Thackray couldn’t find a home for herself and her music in more established jazz spaces, so she...

A couple of hours into a conversation that has already covered Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Parliament-Funkadelic, Emma-Jean Thackray brings up Marcelo Bielsa, the eccentric...

Something’s happening on the peripheries of jazz, but what do we call it? Alanna Henry delves in to find out

In the UK, new experimental sounds born from the jazz tradition are transforming the live experience. Fusing with mainstream genres like grime, hip-hop and reggae...

In this first instalment of Spice Rack, a new bi-monthly column on underground music from South Asia and its diaspora, Dhruva Balram looks at the...

Nubya Garcia launches the new series, My Process, curated by Benji B and AIAIAI

A new short film series from audio design company AIAIAI and DJ Benji B aims to give insight into artists’ creative process.

The series, titled...

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Over the last decade, Korean pop, a.k.a. K-Pop, has taken the Western world by storm. K-Pop draws influences from numerous genres from around the globe such as...

When it was released in 1995, ‘Boulevard’ consummated the union between house music and jazz, whilst clearing the path for a wave of French house...

‘Boulevard’, the 1995 debut album from Parisian producer Ludovic Navarre — aka St Germain — was by no means the first time jazz had mixed with house. Larry...

Three jazz tracks from 1978 will launch the imprint

Gilles Peterson is starting a new label, Arc Records. Set to launch in the new year, it will focus on "curiosities and gems from the...

Bristol outfit Ishmael Ensemble will release their debut LP, ‘A State of Flow’ on 3rd May. Hear ‘Full Circle feat. Holysseus Fly’ now...

Bristol contemporary jazz and electronic outfit Ishmael Ensemble will release their debut LP, ‘A State of Flow’ on 3rd May.

Following a banner year in...

The latest and greatest DJs and producers rising to the top this month. From rollicking tech-house, fierce techno and melodic grooves to leftfield experimentalism and jazz, here's...

NASSER BAKER

California-born, New Jersey-based Nasser Baker has been under the tutelage of US house legend Dennis Ferrer for almost a decade. That is a...